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Girder (A)

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A cooper. Hoops are girders. John Girder=John, the cooper, a character in The Bride of Lammermoor, by Sir Walter Scott.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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